Bombardier Aerospace

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Bombardier Aerospace Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
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3.3 127 reviews

73% Approve of the CEO

Bombardier Aerospace President & CEO Pierre Beaudoin

Pierre Beaudoin

(67 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company pushes the envelope on work life balance and they work with employees with Flexible schedules(in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits, very polite environment, proud to be Canadian(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • lack of technical methodologies and basic resources for doing decent engineering work(in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance talked about but difficult to achieve(in 3 reviews)

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    Bombardier Aerospace has a lot to offer in terms of advancement and relocation.

    Engineer (Current Employee) Tucson, AZ (US)

    ProsThe company makes great products and relocating to different states or countries is definitely an option after the first year.

    ConsHuman resources department seems to be getting more and more corrupt throughout the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart hiring people based on ability not based on them being your friend or not.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work for for many years.

    Senior Buyer (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsFringe benefits are excellent compared to other companies

    ConsNot enough empathy and motivation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place for new Graduates

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsGood place for new graduates to get learning experience
    Tremendous number of opportunities
    Work Life balance is achievable

    ConsSalary may not be very competitive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good employer. Many efforts to improve Employee Engagement and Enablement

    Manager (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsChallenging project and initiatives
    Many opportunities
    International presence (and opennings)

    ConsLow profitability (stock is under pressure in a continious basis)
    Compagny is under what seems to be permanent Cash Containment measures

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for but not very stable job.

    Method Agent (Former Employee) Mirabel, QC (Canada)

    ProsInteresting experience, I've learned a lot during my job. Good salary, great benefits. Vacation time and sick time are to be appreciated.

    ConsOvertime not allowed anymore, not always a stable job, your are not allowed to say what you think in too many occasions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListening to the employees more often and try to follow their ideas from time to time. Communication and transparency should be improved.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Challenging, long hours, poorly managed

    Methods Engineer (Current Employee) Wichita, KS (US)

    ProsGreat cafe, cool people, private air shuttle to and from international locations

    ConsPoor management, no training, long walk from parking

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    challenging work environment with opportunities to learn and broaden experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosglobal company with opportunities for those that are mobile, good organizational effort to create a cohesive culture across all the different locations and business units

    Conslack of leadership skills in all levels of management, global expansion is poorly supported by administration and HR, fire fighting mode is standard procedure

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company overall.

    Aircraft Mechanic A&P (Current Employee) Tucson, AZ (US)

    Pros-3 weeks paid vacation time. Ability to use as you please (depending on supervisor)
    -Very friendly environment
    -Bonus incentives
    -Company provides lunch a few times per year

    Cons-Money is currently tight. No employees received a raise (2014)
    -Took away college tuition reimbursement. I had already signed up and partially paid. Was never brought up on any meetings this was going away.
    -Tooling and equipment is in short supply.
    -Factory training on aircraft is in short supply due to budget cuts.

    Advice to Senior Management-Bring back tuition reimbursement (big hit to me and others)
    -Shake up the crews, people are getting to complacent and territorial.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Intuitive Experience

    Liaison Intern (Former Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsFriendly. Everyone is willing to help and assist.

    ConsVery big company. Salary for full time is average.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is very organized. No advice.

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    Open culture and "Approachable, Transparent and Able" Management Layer

    Senior Applications Specialist (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsOpen culture, openness and transparency

    ConsThick Management Layer. Too many Directors and Senior Directors.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement layer can be more lean

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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